Jack Hayford's landmark teaching on the Book of Nehemiah unfolds a clear picture of the nature and work of the Holy Spirit assisting the believer in rebuilding life's broken places. Nehemiah, whose name means Comforter, is a picture of the Holy Spirit who has come to repair, rebuild, and restore. Just as Nehemiah came to rebuild the walls around Jerusalem and its temple, so the Holy Spirit is ready to rebuild the thoughts, emotions, and character of those who have received new life in Christ.
As my 80th birthday approaches in two months, I am deeply humbled to find myself spoken of as a spiritual father. That isn’t due to any achievement on my part; it is the grace of God...
The Lord has an awesome habit of turning things around, of taking the irreversible and reversing it. And just when it seems flesh and the Devil have had their day, the Lord gives them their comeuppance. No where is that more evident than at the Cross.
From a parade of pennies that he found in the street, at the mall, and even in an airport restroom, Pastor Jack found an encouraging truth about the heart of Father God: He loves every each and every one, and none are too far, too filthy, or too forsaken for His reach.
When you think you're at the end, Jesus comes with a trumpet call, appearing as you've never seen Him before. He has the keys to release life into any circumstance that may seem dying or dead.